Visiting Parliament

New Year's Eve and the Elizabeth Tower restoration works

The Great Clock in the Elizabeth Tower, also known as Big Ben, will be fully operational on New Year’s Eve

Family guided tours in October 2016

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This autumn, a guided tour created especially for families with children aged 7 and over are offered.

Replica Commons green bench highlights visits in autumn 2016

Replica green bench on tour

A replica Commons green bench tours around London to highlight that Parliament is open to visitors this autumn.

Open House 2016


Discover the Parliamentary Art Collection during Open House weekend

Family Festival on Saturday 20 August

Family activities

The Visit Parliament team are hosting a ‘Family Festival’ day on Saturday 20 August.

More visiting parliament

Title Date
Visit Parliament launches ‘My Favourite Room' on social media 28.07.2016
Visit Parliament launches campaign to mark summer opening 2016 27.07.2016
Family guided tours in August 2016 22.07.2016
Teachers from across the UK attend Parliament’s “Teachers’ Institute” 04.07.2016
Tours during EU referendum recess between 16 and 24 June 2016 09.06.2016
Peers' Dining Room opens for public dining 20 to 24 June 2016 09.06.2016